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Army foils infiltration bid in Poonch


September 13th, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 13 (IANS) The army early Thursday foiled an attempt by a group of militants to infiltrate into the Indian side through the Line of Control (LOC) in Poonch ... Read more...

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Bihar boat capsize toll rises to 21


September 11th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 11 (IANS) With 10 more bodies, mostly of children and women, recovered Tuesday, the toll in a boat capsize in Bihar's Bhojpur district has risen to 21, police ... Read more...

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Eleven killed, over 25 missing as boat capsizes in Bihar (Lead)


September 10th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 10 (IANS) At least 11 people, mostly children and women, drowned and over 25 people were missing after an overcrowded boat capsized in the Sone river in Bihar's ... Read more...

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Rains batter Andhra Pradesh


September 4th, 2012 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 4 (IANS) Heavy rains continued to batter Andhra Pradesh and throwing road and rail traffic out of gear, officials said.Several rivulets, tanks and other water bodies were ... Read more...

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6 killed in Iraq violence


August 25th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Aug 25 (IANS) A total of six people including a local official were killed and five others injured Saturday in separate gun and bomb attacks in Iraq, police said.... Read more...

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Northeast on high alert to foil terror attacks on Aug 15


August 11th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 11 (IANS) The central government has alerted the northeastern states about possible militant strikes in the run-up to Independence Day celebrations Wednesday."Central intelligence wings and the union home ... Read more...

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Assam molestation case: Gogoi hopeful of early arrest of culprits


July 16th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 16 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Monday said Amarjyoti Kalita, the prime accused in the July 9 teenage girl molestation case, will be arrested soon."Police have been ... Read more...

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NCTC rejig after presidential election


July 13th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Giving in to a stiff opposition from non-Congress ruled states, the government has decided to take NCTC, a proposed anti-terror hub, out of the ... Read more...

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Six skeletons found in missing starlet’s villa (Lead)


July 11th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Even though Parvez Tak, the stepfather of Bollywood starlet Laila Khan had confessed to killing her and her five family members in a fit of rage, ... Read more...

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No breakthrough in Bihar NIT student’s abduction yet


July 3rd, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 3 (IANS) Ten days after an engineering student was abducted for ransom from the Bihar capital, police have failed to make any breakthrough for his safe recovery.Ravi ... Read more...

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One-horned rhino poached in Assam


July 2nd, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 2 (IANS) Forest officials of Kaziranga National Park have recovered a carcass of a one-horned rhino from neighbouring hills in Assam's Karbi Anglong district.The horn of the rhino ... Read more...

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Abductors demand Rs.20 lakh to release Bihar student


June 30th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 30 (IANS) Abductors of an engineering student from Bihar have demanded a ransom of Rs.20 lakhs to release him even as search operations have been intensified in the ... Read more...

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Army foils infiltration bid in Jammu


June 9th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 9 (IANS) Troops from the Indian Army foiled an infiltration attempt from Pakistan across the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district of the Jammu region late Friday ... Read more...

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Assam-Meghalaya border villages to shun militants


May 16th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 16 (IANS) Eighty-four villages located on a remote stretch of the Assam-Meghalaya border have now decided to desist any help to militants who frequent the area.The villages, mostly ... Read more...

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Defence land scam: CBI raids in Srinagar, Jammu, Patna


May 11th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar/New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Friday conducted simultaneous search operations in Srinagar, Jammu and Patna as part of its probe into a Rs.1,500 crore ... Read more...

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12-year-old boy killed in grenade attack in Kishtwar


May 8th, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 8 (IANS) A 12-year-old boy, the son of a Special Police Officer, was killed when suspected militants lobbed a grenade at their house late Monday night in ... Read more...

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Death toll in Nepal flood rises to 19


May 7th, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 7 (IANS) The death toll in the floods in the Seti River in western Nepal triggered by an avalanche in the Annapurna range has risen to 19 with ... Read more...

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Assam puts ferry tragedy toll at 63 (Second Lead)


May 2nd, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 2 (IANS) Assam authorities Wednesday put the death toll in the ferry tragedy at 63 but furious locals insisted that not less than 200 perished in the ... Read more...

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Assam asks Dhaka to help locate ferry victims (Lead)


May 2nd, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 2 (IANS) Assam has sought help from Bangladesh to trace bodies of a ferry disaster which might have been washed away downstream, an official said Wednesday.As authorities resumed ... Read more...

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Tatra scam: CBI searches two ex army officers’ homes (Second Lead)


April 18th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Wednesday searched the homes of two former army officers in Delhi and Noida and recovered key documents related to ... Read more...

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Tatra scam: CBI searches homes of two ex army officers (Lead)


April 18th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Wednesday conducted search operations at the homes of two former army officers in Delhi and Noida and recovered ... Read more...

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Tatra deal: CBI searches homes of former army officers


April 18th, 2012 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Wednesday conducted search operations at the homes of two former army officers in Delhi and Noida following complaints about ... Read more...

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Industrialist held after factory collapse leaves six dead


April 17th, 2012 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
Jalandhar (Punjab), April 17 (IANS) Prominent industrialist Sheetal Vij has been arrested after a factory building owned by him collapsed, leaving at least six workers dead and many trapped under ... Read more...

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Maoists injured in Chhattisgarh gunfight


April 2nd, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 2 (IANS) Several Maoists were injured in a lengthy gunfight with paramilitary forces in the early morning hours Monday in a remote jungle area in Chhattisgarh's Bastar region, ... Read more...

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Maoists raise fresh demands, Italians untraced (Night Lead)


March 19th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 19 (IANS) Maoists who abducted two Italians five days ago Monday made further demands, ignoring Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik's appeals to free the two.India meanwhile assured Italian Foreign ... Read more...

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Delete NCTC from president’s speech, says Trinamool


March 13th, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress Tuesday demanded that the reference to the National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC) be deleted from President Pratibha Patil's speech to parliament.The ... Read more...

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Government may amend NCTC order after stiff opposition (Lead)


March 12th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) The government may amend its Feb 6 order on an anti-terror intelligence hub, giving in to stiff opposition from non-Congress ruled states over fears ... Read more...

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No breakthrough after meeting on NCTC anti-terror hub


March 12th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) The logjam over the formation of an anti-terror intelligence hub continued Monday as non-Congress ruled states asked the central government not to create an ... Read more...

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Kidnappers kill six-year-old


March 3rd, 2012 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 2 (IANS) An abducted six-year-old boy was murdered in the old Lucknow city Friday after his father, a trader, did not pay a ransom of Rs.3 lakh demanded ... Read more...

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No clue of missing fishermen or hit and run ship


March 2nd, 2012 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kollam(Kerala), March 2 (IANS) The navy and coast guard continued to search for three missing fishermen Friday, a day after a ship collided with their boat off the Kerala coast, ... Read more...

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Bihar student’s kidnappers demand Rs.10 mn ransom


March 1st, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 1 (IANS) A ransom of Rs.10 million has been demanded for the release of a school student kidnapped from Bihar's capital, his family members said Thursday even as ... Read more...

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CBI rescues minor forced into sex trade from south Delhi


February 28th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) A 14-year-old girl from Darjeeling who was brought to Delhi and forced into prostitution was rescued by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) earlier this ... Read more...

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CBI rescues minor forced into sex trade from south Delhi


February 28th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) A 14-year-old girl from Darjeeling who was brought to Delhi and forced into prostitution was rescued by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) earlier this ... Read more...

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US troops to celebrate Holi with Indian Army


February 27th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) A group of 200 US army troops will get a taste and a feel of Holi, the Indian festival of colours, even as they test ... Read more...

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25 percent of Italian vessel searched, says Kerala Police (Lead)


February 26th, 2012 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Kochi, Feb 25 (IANS) The Kerala Police team investigating the shooting of two Indian fishermen by marine guards aboard the Italian vessel Enrica Lexie Saturday searched 25 percent of the ... Read more...

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